Posts by Jon Froda

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Jon is a Podio co-founder with a love for building products that empower people to organize work and communicate in an agile manner.

Meet Podio at Social Media Week Berlin 2014

September 23 – 24 – I’ll be in Berlin alongside our head of technology, Christian Holm, and head of platform, Gustav Jonsson, for Social Media Week. If you’re going, we hope to see you there. We’ve got some great events planned: PODIO USER MEETUP Here’s where you can meet more Podio users to

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Why is the office sacred?

Frederik Wilmslow Taylor, the so-called father of management consulting, may also be worthy of a less illustrious epithet – father of the modern office. In the same way his principles of scientific management came to define how business is conducted, they have also shaped the places where it was conducted. As anyone who’s ever toiled

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Reflections on Flexible Work-styles: SxSW Panel Follow up

Work is coming home I’m working from a cafe with Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood playing “Down From Dover” in the background. Little has changed in the past five years. The place is called Bang and Jensen, and it served as our out-of-office location in the early days of Podio. Anders Pollas and I

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Is Being “Out of Office” Your Job?

“Out of Office” – probably the most common auto reply in the world, so popular there are even tutorials on how to write one. But times are changing and the term is gradually losing its meaning. From telling people that you would not be working, Out of Office is becoming where more and more

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New Feature: Let the Live Show Begin with Real-Time Commenting

As we announced at the end of last year, 200,000 companies have now jumped on Podio to change the way they collaborate for the better. But there’s no resting here. We have grand plans for what the future or work will look like, something that we can reveal more about today. One of the best

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